Practices for Recovering Resilience

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Gratitude II: Even For the Hard Stuff

Last month’s e-newsletter on Gratitude offered a lot of practical benefits for people who practice gratitude daily. We: – experience positive emotions more consistently – feel more alert, energetic, enthused, […]

The Art and Science of Gratitude

It’s encouraging to hear rigorously attained research findings about gratitude that validate what we would hope would be true about any practice that brings us out of fear, stress and […]

Ripples Make Waves

Resilience and conscious, compassionate connection are two consistent themes of this e-newsletter. Compassionate connection was this month’s theme of James Baraz’s Awakening Joy course. The deeply passionate and resilient speakers […]

Aha! Moments Re-Wire the Brain

When I was an undergraduate in the late 1960’s, student protests against the Vietnam War or apartheid or discrimination against minorities, women, gays, were disrupting classes, if not shutting down […]


I heard Fred Luskin (author of Forgive For Good) and Jack Kornfield (author of The Art of Forgiveness, Loving Kindness and Peace) teach together on The Science and Practice of […]

Applied Mindfulness

The practice of mindfulness is moving off the cushion and out of the meditation centers into public schools, hospitals, prisons, MBA programs nationwide as scientists validate the benefits of even […]

Poetry as Transformation

Even the title of Kim Rosen’s new book and CD, “Saved by a Poem” caught my attention, quickened my heart, stirred something deep in my soul, and prompted the January […]